In an interview published on the official website of Kodansha, Frau magazine in June, flutist and Lady Nikuko magazine said that she is looking forward to an anime adaptation of Tatsuya Endo’s manga SPY × FAMILY coming next year. The part of the sentence that mentioned SPY × FAMILY has now been removed, but you can still view it using cache.
GMO Internet, Inc. registered the domain name “Spy-Family.net” through the Onamae.com website on February 28. In addition, a Twitter account “@spyfamily_anime” was opened in February.
Endo publishes manga SPY × FAMILY in Japan on Shueisha, in the Shonen Jump service in March 2019. Shueisha began releasing the manga in English on the MANGA Plus service on the same day. Viz Media added the manga to its app as part of its Shonen Jump subscription in September 2019. The company is also publishing the manga in print.
Shueisha published the manga’s seventh volume in Japan on June 4, with the seventh volume, the manga’s circulation reaching 10 million copies. Viz Media published the fifth volume on June 8.
A novel for the franchise titled SPY × FAMILY : Kazoku no Shōzō (Portrait of a Family) will premiere on July 2. Aya Yajima is penning the novel, titled SPY × FAMILY : Kazoku no Shouzou. The book will include specially drawn illustrations from Endo.
The manga took first place in the web manga category of Kaodokawa’s Da Vinci magazine and Niconico’s Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Award streaming service in August 2019. The manga came in at No. 2 on the chart. manga category for “Da Vinci’s 20th Book of the Year” “list in December. The manga was also nominated for the 14th Manga Taisho Award and Will Eisner’s Best International Documentary category in the US. Comic Industry Awards – Asia category this year.